Combat! (1967): S05E22 – A Little Jazz


Introduction

Combat! is an American television drama series that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The exclamation point in Combat! was depicted on-screen as a stylised bayonet. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II.

Outline

A group of USO entertainers are on the way to the front when their truck blows a tyre. As their driver is changing the tyre they decide to have a practice unaware that a German patrol is moving in on them. Fortunately, Sergeant Saunders and the squad have also heard them and move in behind the Germans. The driver and accompanying MP are killed in the attack so Saunders decides to take the USO group with him while they finish their job. They work their way forward and come across a mill house which they decide to use as a temporary base. The USO leader Bernie [Dan Duryea] …

Combat! Series

You can find a full index for Combat! Series 05 here.

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Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 21 February 1967.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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